Aprel’s Thoughts and Reviews Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy – Last Updated:September 23, 2017

Aprel Phelps Downey and Aprel’s Thoughts and Reviews operates www.aprelsthoughtsandreviews.com. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information that we receive from the users of this website.

Your personal information shall only be used for providing and improving this website. By using this website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection and Use
While using this website, we may ask you to provide certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name and email address.

Log Data
As with many website owners, we collect information that your web browser sends whenever you visit our website. This information is referred to as “log data”.

This log data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your website visit and the time you spent on the particular website pages of interest to you.

In addition to this information, we may also utilize third party services, such as Google Analytics, that collect, monitor and analyze this information on our behalf.

Communications
We may use your personal information to contact you and provide you with communication items such as newsletters, blog updates, tips, advice and small business marketing resources that can be beneficial to you. This communication will not be made without your consent by providing us with your name and email information on the various subscription forms that you will find on this website.

Cookies
Cookies are filled with small traces of website data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many websites, we use cookies to collect information. You can instruct your Internet browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, by doing so you may be unable to access some portions of this website.

Security
Your personal information security is extremely important to Aprel Phelps Downey and Aprel’s Thoughts and Reviews. Please remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your personal information at all costs, we can not guarantee its absolute security.

Third-party Disclosure
We will not sell, trade or otherwise transfer your personal information to an outside third-party company without providing you with advance notice. Exclusions to this disclosure include website hosting partners and other relevant parties who assist us in the operation of our website. These partners do agree to keep all personal information confidential.

Additionally, we will also release personal information upon request by law enforcement or in situation where releasing this information enforces our website polices or protects the rights of ourselves and others relevant to this website. In addition to this, we may disclose non personally identifiable information to third parties that are assisting with marketing, advertising, sales or other uses.

Third-party Links
From time to time this website may feature third party products by way of review posts. There may be times where these third-party products are made available to our website visitors. These third-party sites have policies and disclosures that may differ from the policy information found on our website. Therefore, we have not responsibility or liability for the content or actions of these linked sites. We will, however, seek to protect the integrity of our website and openly receive feedback about the third party sites.

Child Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
In accordance with the Child Online Privacy Protection Act, children under the age of 13 may not submit any personal information to our website and are not eligible to submit any personal information to our website. This includes providing our website with personal information in an attempt to create a user profile or a personalization profile.

If you are a child under the age of 13, you may use this website with the explicit assistance and/or written consent of your legal parents or guardians. Seek the guidance of your legal parents or guardians before submitting any information to this website if you are under the age of 13 years old.

We make every effort to verify the validity of personal information that we receive on this website, In the event that we receive information from a child under the age of 13, we will notify the legal parents or guardians that we are in the possession of such information. At that point, the legal parents or guardians may prohibit us from using that child’s personal information.

Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles are the backbone of privacy laws and regulations in the United States. In accordance to these practices, we will notify you via email within 7 business days of a data breech situation on our website. We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle that requires individuals to have the legal right to pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to this law. The principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data collectors but also that individuals have legal recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance data collectors.

CAN SPAM Act
The CAN SPAM Act governs the rules and regulations for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped at any time and produces tough penalties for those who fail to follow their rules and regulations.

We collect your email address for the following purposes:
• Send information, respond to inquiries and/or other communication purposes.
• Send you additional information regarding your product or service
• Market our mailing list, blog subscription and newsletter subscription to you and continue to send additional relevant information to you after the initial transaction takes place.

To remain compliant with the CAN SPAM Act rules and regulations, we will abide by the following:
• We will not use false or misleading subject lines or email addresses in our correspondence.
• We will identify all advertising correspondence as being so in the message.
• We will include the physical location of our business and contact information in each email correspondence that we send to you.
• We will make every attempt to monitor third-party correspondence for compliance of these rules and regulations.
• We will honor any request you may make to unsubscribe from one or more of our email lists.
• We will provide an unsubscribe link in the bottom of all correspondence we send to you.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us at: aprel@aprelphelpsdowney.com